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#RR2014 Participant Roster

To download a printer friendly version click here.   AyeNay Abye The Praxis Project ayenay@thepraxisproject.org   Monica Acosta Padres Unidos monica@padresunidos.org   Greg Akili Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment gakili@yahoo.com   Wendy Ake Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society @ UC Berkeley wendy.ake@gmail.com Nneka Akubeze United Council of UW Students executive.uc@gmail.com   […]

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#RR2014 Saturday Agenda + Full Program

Roots and Remedies got off to an incredible start yesterday thanks to an amazing set of local artists, organizers and cultural workers – and to the great energy you each  bring to this space. Today and Sunday promise to be just as fabulous!  Here’s a link to the complete program including presenter bios. Printed  copies […]

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#RR2014 Friday Agenda

Friday, July 18, 2014 7:30-9:00 AM             Breakfast 10:00-4:00 PM           Registration will take place at two locations Eastern Michigan University (EMU) East Michigan Environmental Action Council in Detroit (EMEAC) 10:00-2:00 PM                   Roots and Remedies Community Tours   “Oakland Artists transforms historic corridor in Detroit’s North End” Tour public art sites along Oakland Avenue in […]

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RR2014 Discussion Sessions

We are busily preparing and really excited for Roots and Remedies in Detroit! Our Saturday afternoon will be divided into Best Practices and Skills Building sessions. These sessions are described below. You will have the opportunity to attend one of each. Please go ahead and sign up now for one in each category. It is essentially on a […]

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Look Who’s Coming to #RR2014: Charo Mina-Rojas

Charo Mina-Rojas is a Colombian human rights defender and director of PCN’s (Proceso de Comunidades Negras en Colombia) Afro-Colombian Women’s Human Rights Project (ACWHR) based in Colombia. Since the launch of the project in November 2012 and the release of the landmark report on the plight of Afro-Colombian women human rights defenders, “Defeating invisibility: A […]

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#RR2014 Site Visit Lineup

Roots and Remedies is less than two weeks away and we can’t wait to see you in Detroit! There is an exciting line-up of site visits to help ground us in Detroit. If you have already registered, be sure to sign up for your site visit! Register today to hold your space and join us […]

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Meet The Host Committee

Holding it down for us as this year’s Host Committee, we’ve got some great Detroit organizations you’ll want to connect, plot and build with at the gathering!  The Boggs Center The Boggs Center was founded in 1995 by friends and associates of James Boggs (1919 -1993) and Grace Boggs to honor and continue their legacy […]

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Roots & Remedies 2014 registration now open!

Update: Online Registration is now closed   Last year, more than 200 activists representing different communities, organizations and movements gathered at the second annual “Roots & Remedies” national gathering in San Antonio, reminiscent of the inaugural gathering in New Orleans back in 2012. Together, we surfaced emerging and best practices and policies that connected the […]

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Save The Date: #RR2014

This year, Motor City! “Roots & Remedies 3: Connect. Plot. Build. A National Gathering” is set for July 18-20, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. If you’ve been to a Roots gathering, you know it’s not to be missed. This outside-the-box, interactive convening of committed, big picture thinkers is an action space where we build, plot and […]

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Following up from #RR2013

Scores of activists, community organizers and advocates from across the country met recently in San Antonio, TX to trade stories about campaigns and victories in their local communities and also to “connect, plot and build” towards a strong, inter-connected social justice movement for the future. Check out this video of the “Roots & Remedies” gathering.

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